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HAS University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized, top university of applied sciences and a leading centre of expertise. The institution is firmly anchored in the agrifood and environment sector in the south of the Netherlands. At the heart of our triangle of students, lecturers and business lies our personal approach which is rooted in our 70-year history. We focus on education as well as knowledge transfer and knowledge development.

HAS University of Applied Sciences has 2 locations: 1 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and 1 in Venlo.

We currently have 3,700 fulltime students on 10 English and Dutch bachelor degree programmes focussed on agrifood and the environment, as well as dedicated programmes for entrepreneurship. A further 600+ students attend various company training programmes. We are also active in research and consultancy, both in the Netherlands and internationally. Of our 500 members of academic and support staff, there are currently 18 lecturers and 50 lecturer-researchers working together with students, teaching staff and professionals from the field on practice-oriented research. 

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Board of Governors

For more information about the Board of Governors and photos, see our page about the Board of Governors. 
Current affairs

HAS Websites

HAS University of Applied Sciences has several websites with information aimed at the various target audiences.

    The website aimed at anyone looking for help choosing 1 of our fulltime bachelor degree programmes
    The website for professionals looking for research, advice, training programmes and courses and corporate information about HAS University of Applied Sciences


Florieke Koers



T: +316 34474204

Press officer Florieke - HAS University

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